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Car eer Choices By Steven Crescenzo
Who am I?There are many things that make me unique. Aroundothers I am witty and quick with a joke but at the same time caring and, for the most part, respectful of other people. When performing a task I always do it to thebest of my ability and I always finish it. I have been told that I am a good artist as well as a decent writer.
Test results The Birkman test shows that I enjoy thoughtful and quiet activities in a controlled environment with a known schedule. The Holland code test provided me with the code S I A. S = Social: I enjoy working with and helping people. I = Investigative: I enjoy analyzing and solving problems. A = Artistic: I like to work with imagination and creativity.
Learning Styles and Work Values I am a visual learner. I prefer: Creating mental images. Working with pictures and colors. Using graphics to reinforce learning. My top 3 most important work values are: #3 – Relationships: A good job would allow me to be of use to others and would not go against my sense of right and wrong. #2 – Working Conditions: A good job would have good pay, good job security, and good overall conditions to work under. I should be able to use my particular work style. #1 – Support: A good job would have good management.
Unique Qualities I am an adequate artist and am capable of easily visualizing the ideas of others. My foundation building blocks are: Mental Visualization – visualizing what you hear. Reasoning – Using knowledge to solve problems. Responsibility – Doing what I must when I must.
Foundation Building Blocks My current building blocks are: Mental Visualization Reasoning Responsibility The building blocks I wish to obtain are: Self-Esteem Integrity/Honesty Sociability
Curator Curating relates to my Birkman Test results Yellow color in that it is orderly and planned to meet a known schedule. Curators collect, exhibit, interpret, maintain, and protect objects of historical importance in museums, libraries, and private collections. Curators are involved in planning the museum’s exhibition program, curating exhibitions, writing catalog essays, staffing, budgeting, trading items with other museums, and piecing collections together for display.
Pharmacist The profession of Pharmacist relates to my Birkman Test results Yellow color in that it is orderly and planned to meet a known schedule. Pharmacists dispense drugs and medicines prescribed by physicians and health practitioners. Pharmacists also keep computerized and often detailed records of patient drug use and medical profiles to ensure that patients won’t combine drugs that shouldn’t be taken with one another and that they are following their doctors’ instructions concerning dosage.
Psychologist Psychology relates to my Birkman test results because it is structured and organized while still allowing for creativity on the job. psychologists study all aspects of the mind by doing research and performing examinations. Psychologists working in academic settings have flexibility in their schedules, but the demands on their time are high. Private practice is the goal of many psychologists.
Mental Health Counselor Mental Health Counseling relates to the “social” aspect of my Holland code. Mental Health Counselors work with groups or individuals to ensure maximum mental health. Mental Health Counselors help individuals deal with addictions and substance abuse; family, parenting, and marital problems; suicide; stress management; problems with self-esteem; and issues associated with aging and mental and emotional health.
Psychiatrists Psychiatrist relates to the “Investigative” aspect of my Holland code. Psychiatrists Diagnose, treat, and help prevent disorders of the mind. Psychotherapy involves regular discussions with patients about their problems; the psychiatrist helps them find solutions through changes in their behavioral patterns, the exploration of their past experiences, or group and family therapy sessions.
Creative Writer Creative writing relates to the “Artistic” aspect of my Holland code. Creative writers Create original written works, such as scripts, essays, prose, poetry or song lyrics, for publication or performance. Creative writers revise written material to meet personal standards and to satisfy needs of clients, publishers, directors, or producers.